Middle East Forum

Founded in 1990, the Middle East Forum (MEF) is a think tank that seeks to define and promote American interests in the Middle East. It defines U.S. interests to include fighting radical Islam, whether terroristic or lawful; working for Palestinian acceptance of Israel; improving the management of U.S. democracy efforts; reducing energy dependence on the Middle East; more robustly asserting U.S. interests vis-à-vis Saudi Arabia; and countering the Iranian threat. The Forum also works to improve Middle East studies in North America. MEF sees the region, with its profusion of dictatorships, radical ideologies, existential conflicts, border disagreements, political violence, and weapons of mass destruction as a major source of problems for the United States. Accordingly, it urges active measures to protect Americans and their allies.


Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|92.46 Score

Financial

(4/4)|91.97 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|93 Score

EIN

23-7749796


Headquarter Address

1650 Market Street
Suite 3600
Philadelphia, PA 19102